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  • Braves hang on to defeat Royals

    Braves hang on to defeat Royals
    Kris Medlen outpitched the Royals' Ervin Santana over seven innings, Jason Heyward hit a go-ahead homer, and the Atlanta Braves' bullpen hung on for a 4-3 victory Tuesday night in the team's first visit to Kansas City.     Medlen (5-7) limited the Royals...
  • Kansas City Royals name George Brett as interim hitting coach

    Kansas City Royals name George Brett as interim hitting coach
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals said Thursday that George Brett and Pedro Grifol will assume the interim hitting coach and major league special assignment coach roles, respectively, effective immediately. In a corresponding move, the Royals...
  • Cubs position analysis: Castro making strides

    Cubs position analysis: Castro making strides
    The Cubs wanted Starlin Castro to be a model citizen, improve his fielding, add a little power and use his speed more often this year. Castro did all of those things to some degree and ultimately was rewarded with a seven-year, $60 million deal, with a...
  • White Sox blank Royals on baseball's opening day

    White Sox blank Royals on baseball's opening day
    Chicagao, Ill. -- Chris Sale struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings and Tyler Flowers homered as Chicago edged visiting Kansas City on opening day. Sale (1-0), who was given a five-year, $32.5 million extension during spring training, scattered seven hits and...
  • Early starts force some changes for Angels

     
    The Angels' season-opening series with the Royals calls for four games starting at four different times. So with Saturday's 12:10 p.m. CDT start -- the earliest first-pitch on the trip -- following Friday's 7:10 game -- the latest first pitch......
  • Scioscia switches things up for Angels' second game

     
    With the Angels facing left-hander Jeff Francis on Friday, Manager Mike Scioscia made a few switches to his lineup, elevating switch-hitting shortstop Erick Aybar from sixth to first in the batting order, sitting switch-hitter Maicer Izturis and giving...
  • Angels unveil a new lineup -- again

     
    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia used more than 130 different lineups last year. But four games into the new season he's already on pace to better that mark. When Erick Aybar was removed from the batting order late Sunday morning Scioscia......
  • Angels' long sojourn ends with a loss, 2-0

     
    Tyler Chatwood gave the Angels one of the best performances of his brief major league career Wednesday, shutting Kansas City out on five hits through 7 2/3 innings, but it went for naught when Billy Butler hit a disputed two-run......
  • Angels' Haren limps off field in pain

     
    Potential bad news for the Angels: As the team was taking the field for batting practice before Wednesday's afternoon game with the Kansas City Royals, right-hander Dan Haren came limping off in obvious pain. Manager Mike Scioscia said Haren experienced.....
  • Angels get creative with lineup choices

     
    When Angels' right-hander Joel Pineiro goes for his 100th career victory Tuesday in Kansas City, he might not recognize some of the guys in the lineup with him. Or at least not where they're positioned. With left-hander Jeff Francis pitching......
  • Angels' Joel Pineiro remains stuck on 99 wins

     
    For the fourth time the Angels' Joel Pineiro took the mound in search of his 100th career victory Tuesday -- and for the fourth time he came away empty. Only this time the right-hander has no one to blame but......
  • Angels' Vernon Wells, Howie Kendrick making progress

     
    The return of Vernon Wells and Howie Kendrick from the disabled list could happen sooner rather than later judging by the way the two players looked during pregame drills Monday. Both players ran and performed agility drills Monday morning, then......